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Deep Purple, Alice Cooper shake a sold-out crowd at LA’s Greek Theatre

Alice Cooper


Alice Cooper

By Christina Badalian //

Deep Purple & Alice Cooper with Edgar Winter Group //
Greek Theatre – Los Angeles
August 13th, 2017 //

The Greek Theatre in LA was packed last Sunday for a sold-out show featuring legendary artists Deep Purple, Alice Cooper and the Edgar Winter Group.

Alice Cooper, known as “The Godfather of Shock Rock,” excited the audience with a visually stunning, theatrical show involving dolls, fake blood, a giant Frankenstein doll and macabre-costumed actors. We also saw Cooper get electrocuted and later get his head chopped off in a guillotine for murdering a woman.

Deep Purple


Deep Purple

The crowd sang along as Cooper performed his biggest hits, including “Poison”, “No More Mr. Nice Guy”, “I’m Eighteen” and the best for last, “School’s Out”. He also played tracks from his new LP Paranormal, including the album’s lone single “Paranoiac Personality”. At the age of 69, the dark and ghoulish Cooper proved that he is a true master of his craft.

British heavy metal pioneers Deep Purple closed out the night as part of their “Long Goodbye Tour”. They got the audience pumped as they opened with their hit “Highway Star” before the group continued to perform such hits as “Strange Kind of Woman”, “Space Truckin'”, “Smoke on the Water” and “Hush”.

DEEP PURPLE

Setlist:
Highway Star
Fireball
Strange Kind of Woman
Uncommon Man
Lazy
The Surprising
Keyboard Solo
Perfect Strangers
Space Truckin’
Smoke on the Water

Encore:
Time for Bedlam
Hush

ALICE COOPER

Setlist:
Brutal Planet
No More Mr. Nice Guy
Under My Wheels
Billion Dollar Babies
Paranoiac Personality
Woman of Mass Distraction
Guitar Solo (Nita Strauss)
Poison
Halo of Flies
Feed My Frankenstein
Cold Ethyl
Only Women Bleed
Killer
I Love the Dead
I’m Eighteen

Encore:
School’s Out

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